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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 24, 2019

Parish growth prompts Houston church renovations, Kingwood chapel construction

Parishioners at Houston’s Assumption Catholic Church and St. Martha Catholic Church in Kingwood are rejoicing after welcoming their new worship spaces.

September 24, 2019

New book offers faith-based strategies to teach learners with disabilities

Charleen Katra and John Barone believe that everyone can learn. But they also realize that those who teach are sometimes challenged by those who learn differently.

September 24, 2019

SAMUELS: Ex-slave, first African-American Catholic priest in U.S. moves toward sainthood

Father Reginald Samuels, vicar for Catholics of African Descent, reflects on his 10th anniversary of his priesthood in the Archdiocese and the beatification process of Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest in the U.S.

September 24, 2019

Annual Firefighters Mass honors dedicated men and women

The Archdiocese will thank and pray for all firefighters dedicated to protecting the lives of residents and their property at the Annual Archdiocesan Firefighters Mass set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.

September 24, 2019

Kingwood parish keeps 'unshakable' faith after Imelda hits Houston, Beaumont

135 days later, St. Martha Catholic School flooded again.

September 10, 2019

Harvey-stricken Catholic schools remain focused on supporting student needs

Two years after Hurricane Harvey, Catholic schools continue to focus on needs of students, especially those who were affected by the storm personally.

September 10, 2019

Galveston port chaplain no stranger to hurricanes

At first, everything seemed OK. But when the rain from Hurricane Harvey soon splashed over the curbs of Karen Parsons’ street in her League City neighborhood, Parsons grew worried.

September 10, 2019

1,300 Catholic school educators welcome new school year with 'renewed spirit’

More than 1,300 teachers and school administrators from Catholic schools of the Archdiocese welcomed the beginning of a new school year with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, who celebrated the Aug. 9 Opening Schools Mass.

September 10, 2019

Kolbe prison ministries bring grace to prisons

A longtime effort of both Kolbe Prison Ministries in the Archdiocese and the Office of Correctional Ministries, Kolbe prison retreats, named after the Polish martyr, offer incarcerated men and women the chance to experience God’s redemptive grace and mercy with a weekend featuring the Sacraments, small group sharing and more.

September 10, 2019

Pastoral letter on racism a teaching moment for leaders

Instead of allowing fear and anger to win in the latest spate of mass shootings, local leaders are turning to open dialogue and positive action to battle racism or whatever incites people to dehumanize others.

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